Karen Lopez has more than twenty years of experience helping large organizations manage complex, multi-project information technology programs. She’s a project manager and data architect, specializing in being practical and getting stuff done over allegiances to methodologies or check lists. Most of her work has been on turnaround projects: helping teams get back to the original goals quickly, but not sacrificing security, reliability, or flexibility. She is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and a VMWare vExpert. Karen loves her work and enjoys networking with others who have experiences to share.

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Data Protection: Culture, Tools, People, and Roles

September 6, 2018

In my previous posts about Building a Culture of Data Protection (Overview, Development, Features, Expectations), I covered the background of building a culture.  In this post, I’ll be going over the data protection tools, people, and roles I recommend to successful organizations. Tools Given the volume and …


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Culture of Data Protection: What Your Customers Expect

August 23, 2018

We’ve talked about building a culture, why it applies to all data environments, and some specific types of data protection features you should be considering.  Today, we’ll be considering the culture of protection the actual owners of the data (customers, employees, vendors, financial partners, etc.) expect from your …




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Building a Culture for Data Protection

July 12, 2018

Building a culture that favors protecting data can be challenging. In fact, most of us who love our data spend a huge amount of time standing up for our data when it seems everyone else wants to take the easiest route to getting stuff …